First Solar powers new tellurium demand
Critical Minerals Alliances 2022 - September 12, 2022
Last updated 9/15/2022 at 3:07pm
Rare metalloid is key element of CdTe thin-film solar cell tech
The rising popularity of thin-film solar cells as a highly effective means of converting sunlight into electricity is creating increased demand for tellurium, amongst the rarest of the stable elements on the periodic table.
Tellurium is a metalloid, one of seven elements with properties that fall between metals like alumin...